New York Times best-selling author Van Jones provides a blueprint for re-tooling American industry to create pathways out of poverty and generate national economic recovery. He is an American environmentalist, civil rights activist and attorney, Jones formerly served as special advisor for green jobs for the White House's Council on Environmental Quality, and is now a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and senior policy advisor at Green For All. This about 59 minutes.
Scott Horton Interviews Chris Hedges on May 16, 2010
Chris Hedges discusses the pros and cons of secession movements and the near-unanimous Congressional approval of the extrajudicial assassination of US citizens.
Chris Hedges is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He has reported from more than 50 countries and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, for which he was a foreign correspondent for 15 years. This is 24 minutes.
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